Pure Extracts Delineates Study on Psilocybin Oral Tablets, Capsules and Nasal Gel
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pure Extracts Technologies Corp. (CSE: PULL) (OTC: PRXTF) (XFRA: A2QJAJ) (“Pure Extracts” or the “Company”), a plant-based extraction company, is pleased to announce that it has delineated the timetable and milestones for its study on the formulation and manufacturing of psilocybin based active treatments for oral tablets, capsules and a nasal gel that will be used as an investigational product. The study with be conducted at the Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology (“TIPT”) by Dr. Alexander MacGregor, a key scientific advisor to the Company.
The study will focus on formulating, manufacturing and clinical bioavailability testing of rapid onset psilocybin dosage forms that could be used in future efficacy clinical trials by both Pure Extracts and its pharmaceutical customers. Clinical batch manufacturing, packaging and labelling are all included in the study as is conformity testing and stability testing (including both long-term and accelerated). The study will conform to both Canadian Good Manufacturing Practice (“GMP”) and Good Clinical Practice (“GCP”) standards.The key milestones in the 250-day timeline for the study on psilocybin immediate release tablets and nasal gel include the following:Sourcing and procurement of medicinal ingredients, excipients & packaging materialsRaw Material TestingFormulation and Manufacturing Process Development, Stability TestingClinical Batch ManufacturingQuality Control Release TestingShipping of Clinical Batches to CROPure Extracts CEO, Ben Nikolaevsky, remarked, “We are excited about the R&D progress we are going to make with TIPT over the next 6 – 8 months while waiting to receive our Dealer’s License from Health Canada. We will be well prepared for our move into the controlled substances world of psychedelics and will have advanced knowledge regarding psilocybin and its associated novel delivery mechanisms.”About Pure Extracts (CSE: PULL) (OTC: PRXTF) (XFRA: A2QJAJ)
The Company features an all-new, state-of-the-art processing facility located just 20 minutes north of world-famous Whistler, British Columbia. The bespoke facility has been constructed to European Union GMP standards aiming towards export sales of products and formulations, including those currently restricted in Canada, into European jurisdictions where they are legally available. On September 25, 2020, Pure Extracts was granted its Standard Processing License by Health Canada under the Cannabis Act and the Company’s stock began trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) on November 5, 2020. Find out more at https://pureextractscorp.com/.For further information please contact Empire Communications Group at (604) 343-2724.ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
CEO and DirectorThe CSE has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.This news release contains forward-looking statements relating to the future operations of Pure Extracts, and the other statements are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements are often identified by terms such as “will”, “may”, “should”, “anticipate”, “expects” and similar expressions. The Company is in the preliminary stages of preparing a Dealer’s License application and there is no certainty on the timing of such application, or that the Company will ultimately be successful in obtaining a Dealer’s License. Submission of the Company’s Dealer’s License application is subject to compliance with applicable securities laws, including any necessary approvals by the CSE. All statements other than statements of historical fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding the future plans and objectives of Pure Extracts’, are forward-looking statements and involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations of Pure Extracts include risks detailed from time to time in the filings made by Pure Extracts under securities regulations.